THERE’S NO BETTER FEELING THAN WINNING AT HOME
Annual Hatch Awards, Presented by The Ad Club, Brought the Annual Creative
Community Celebration to Fenway
BOSTON, MA - November 13, 2013– The
Ad Club presented the 53rd Annual Francis W. Hatch Awards last night
at The House of Blues, bringing another reason to celebrate Boston to Lansdowne
Street. The night honored the very best in creative excellence out of the New
England region at this long-standing and prestigious awards show.
Close to 900 attendees gathered to celebrate the most
creative agencies, advertising professionals, and clients building brands in
New England. With over 1,500 submissions in 36 categories, The Hatch Awards
have become the premier New England awards show for branding and marketing.
Every major Fortune 500 brand handled by an agency locally was represented;
JetBlue Airways, Liberty Mutual, Staples, and Progressive to name just a few.
Boston-based international advertising agency, Arnold
Worldwide, took home the coveted Best of Show award for their work with client
Jack Daniel’s. In response to Arnold’s win, Ad Club President, Kathy Kiely,
commented “This year’s Best of Show award was a difficult decision for the
judges, as there was so much impressive work submitted. Ultimately, the winning
campaign made an impression, as it utilized numerous hand-made, hand-crafted
design elements which were then integrated through all of the latest cutting
By the end of the night, 155 Gold, Silver, and Bronze awards
were presented to ad agencies, in-house creative shops, and students. The Hatch
Awards Steering Committee was Chaired by Linda SanGiacomo, Senior Director,
Advertising and Creative at Dunkin’ Brands. As always, the entries were judged
by a jury of creative leaders flown in from around the country, including
agencies such as R/GA, BBDO SF, Wondersauce, Mother New York, Garrand, and
This year’s top winners who took home the most iconic Hatch
Bowls included Arnold Worldwide with 74, Hill Holliday with 49, MMB with 21,
and Allen & Gerritsen with 15.
In celebration of The Ad Club’s own 100th
Anniversary, celebrated over the course of this past year, the creative
community was asked to nominate their choices for the Top 100 Creative
Influencers in New England; those individuals who help inspire creative
greatness in others. Crowd sourcing through Twitter the #Hatch100 Top Creative
Influencers were nominated, and last night, those 100 nominees were honored
with a VIP reception in The House of Blues’ Foundation Room, sponsored by
Spotify. Those honored included current creative all-stars as well as seasoned
legends, all of whom have made a significant impact on the creative industry.
Major sponsors for the night included Shutterstock, Spotify,
Liberty Mutual, and The Creative Group.
For details and information contact:
The Ad Club
22 Batterymarch St.
Boston, MA 02109
617-262-1100 x 107
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ABOUT THE AD CLUB
The Ad Club is the trade association for the New England
marketing & communications Industry. Focused on networking, education,
professional development, advocacy, and diversity, The Ad Club presents over 30
events and programs every year. Legacy events like the Hatch Awards, Media Auction,
and Rosoff Awards run
side-by-side with the latest in new media and the digital landscape. The Ad
Club's membership represents the best in class advertising agencies, media
companies, and brands in the New England region. For more information on The Ad
Club visit www.adclub.org.